Strong winds mean rough seas.

Exactly what the ocean speedsters wanted.

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Oh yes, these guys were out there in the cold Atlantic ocean and they were speeding along and across the waves. Kite surfing is the ultimate water sports over here.

When we arrived, there was only one kite surfer out there, but soon many others arrived. At times we have seen more than 20 kites out there. The late sun after work, did not put these guys off their favorite water sports and some scenes were delightful to see.
So come and let the adrenaline flow through your veins.

Like I said, soon more kite surfers were out there.
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Now for some action shots on the waves.
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Maybe they call this the vertical lift hahaha.
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There were also some sailing surfers out there, but I will show their speed in another post.
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This post is dedicated to the heady actions of the kite surfers.
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Bang! To hit a wave launch at speed must be a supreme lift to a surfer's spirit.
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Did I say a supreme lift ?. Oh yes, simply hang in the air until the water calms below.
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And then the surfer swung a sharp right turn.
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Coming in straight towards me where I stood on the promenade walk.
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Then he beckoned me with his hand to come in.
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He knows that I am burning to get out there, but with my wonky knee I will not complete one lap before I end up as a hospital case. These are the times that I so long for the days before my motorbike accident 31 years ago. I was super fit then and I am still fairly fit now. But since the accident I could never run again and now in my later years, the damages to my body are taking their revenge.
Maybe after they have replaced the knee I would be able to get out there with the surfers, but then again maybe not and it would be a pity.
In any case, I hope that you have enjoyed the ride on the waves.

And That's All Friends!

Photos by Zac Smith-All Rights Reserved.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60HS Bridge camera.

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And strong winds is what the windsurfers and the kite surfers want and what they love. I only love to watch them, but that's another sport I don't really want to try 🙃 Love your photos, Zac 😍


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Good evening Hannes,

Oh yes, when the wind is up, the kites and the boards come out.
Like I said elsewhere Hannes, these guys really know what they are doing and when one has so much experience it must be a real joy to be out there.

Some of them surf out very deep, but the most fun it seems are twists and sharp turns in the breaking waves. Here and there a guy comes short, but then he is up and out of the water again in an instant to take off again.

Don't really want to dry?
I am dying to try my friend and as soon as I have a new knee I will be out there 😘

Receive my !LOLS for the day.

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Good evening Zac,

of course it looks like joy and if it wasn't joy they wouldn't do it, I believe 😁

Nope, some things I will never do, and this belongs to these things !LOLZ


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Good afternoon Hannes,

That's why I did the sailing-board post today, as I said in this post that I would publish it later.
Sailing boards only look like they are much easier, maybe because they cannot jump up as high into the sky as the kitesurfers can.
But I don't think that is easy at all. Especially in this Cape Doctor wind.

Hahaha, maybe one day when you visit, you can stand on beach and get me on a kitesurfing board in the sea on your camera 🤣

Cheers and thanks and !LOLZ

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Good afternoon Zac,
I have commented just before on the sailing board post and said that I wouldn't do that neither 🤣 I have never tried it, but I do know some people who did, and I can tell you it isn't easy at all.

You may be sure that I will not take still photos of you on the board - it will be a 4k YouTube video that will go viral 🤣🤣🤣 !LOLZ


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Good evening Hannes,

A bit late as I had a meeting tonight, but here goes.

Windsurfer is the correct name and I couldn't remember the name when I did the post 😥
I could see that it wasn't easy, as balance plays a major role in it.

Hahaha, so will have a series of falls and my ass showing for everyone's mirth 🤣
Maybe I will come up from the water with a fish in my mouth, or with an octopus around my neck, who knows what one can pick up below the waves 🤣🤣🤣!LOLZ

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Good evening Zac,

balance isn't my thing - I have tried walking on a slackline and failed completely - a few centimeters over the ground 😂 !LOLZ

You can read my mind, my friend, youre describing almost exactly what I have thought, although I didn't think of an octopus 🤣


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Good evening Hannes,

Hahaha, in the old days when a cop pulled a person over on suspicion of drunk driving, the cop would ask the driver to get out of the car and to walk in a straight line on the white marking line in the middle of the road. If the guy couldn't balance on the white line he would be arrested for drunken driving.
So if you with your balancing problem were asked to walk on that white line, then you would have been arrested multiple times 🤣🤣🤣!LOLZ

Hahaha, or maybe not with a fish in my mouth, but a small turtle, or a big crab that was holding on to my family jewels 🤣

Cheers and thanks.

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Good evening Zac,

well, the line I mean is a bit different - Wikipedia says: Slacklining refers to the act of walking, running or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tensioned between two anchors. I am sure even the cop would have to arrest himself if I asked him to show me what to do 🤣🤣🤣 !LOLZ

This video will be great and certainly one of the top movies on YouTube 🤣


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Hahaha, to me a line is a line Hannes, be it a high line suspended between two anchors, a low line flat on the ground or even a fishing line 🤣

When one is drunk, that are all difficult to negotiate 🤣🤣🤣 !LOLZ

No video my friend and I will make sure that you are far away when I try to Kite surf on the sea 🤣

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Ok, you are right, my friend, but I can't even remember how it is to be drunk 😂 !LOLZ

I hope Marian will send me a message when you're planning this adventure. Maybe I can activate some other Hivers from South Africa to play Paparazzi 😂


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Hahaha, oh yes, I also can't remember that feeling of drunkeness, but the people syill remember the stories 🤣!LOLZ

You see? Now you give me other ideas and I will indeed find a very secluded beach when I try it.
No one around for miles and no birds or planes in the sky 🤣!LOLZ

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That's right, the stories about me being drunk are still alive and I often hear them 😂 !LOLZ

That's unfair, my friend, but maybe I can use some of my connections to the CIA (which I don't have) and they send a spy satellite over to that beach 😉


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Ha, just follow the modern day excuses my friend, deny, deny and deny again🤣
Who me? Never, I can simply not believe that about me and such 🤣🤣🤣!LOLZ

Hahaha, so your unknown CIA agents will not sleep at night as I will send the witchdoctor after every one of them. He just has to throw the bones to identify them 🤣

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Well, it's hard to deny when 2 or three colleagues tell the same story 😂 !LOLZ

They don't fear anything, my friend, but maybe the witchdoctor can teach them how fear feels 🤣


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Hahaha, oh yeah that is a difficult one to dent, but at times I have heard different stories from people about the same incident 🤣!LOLZ

Well, all that I can say is that once that witchdoctor is done with them, they will not leave their homes for years 🤣

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I know such too and such stories are easy to deny, at least most, because one of them could always tell the truth 🤣

Okay, my friend, I am convinced, have your fun alone, but if you fall off in the water please don't cry for help, because nobody will be there ... apart from me in my submarine, filming the whole scene from below 🤣🤣🤣 !LOLZ


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And strangely it is always the one that knows the truth that happens to be one's wife 🤣

I give up Hannes, as somehow no matter what I try, you will find a way to get me. Must be your police training 🤣!LOLZ

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You give up so soon? Fine, because I would have given up next 🤣 !LOLZ


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Now you can see how kind I am as I sacrificed my winning that would have caused you to give up !LOLZ

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You're too kind, my friend, I have told you that before many times 🤣 !LOLZ


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It feels good to see kite surfing. The way the surfers move over the waves at such a fast speed seems really strange. It was sad to know that the body ailments avenged on you 31 years ago due to your bike accident.

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Thank and yes, the strong wind can create fantastic speeds on the water.
That's the way of life with the old wounds cropping up again in later life and one only has to endure it.
So I have learned how to manage it.

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nice lot of people are enjoying thier life

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Sport can bring like minded people together my friend.

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Agree but I can't do this kind of sports

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Oh, I can't either as I have a bad leg, but it is a great sports.

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